- (British) IPA: /dɪsəˈbɪlɪti/
- State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like.
- 1644, John Milton, The Doctrine or Discipline of Divorce:
- Grossest faults, or disabilities to perform what was covenanted.
- Chatham refused to see him, pleading his disability.
- A mental condition causing a difficulty with an intellectual task.
- Dyscalculia is math disability.
- Want of legal qualification to do a thing; legal incapacity or incompetency.
- The disabilities of idiocy, infancy, and coverture.
- (uncountable, informal) Regular payments received by a disabled person, usually from the state
- I had to go on disability after the accident.
- Did you get your disability this month?
- French: invalidité
- German: Behinderung
- Portuguese: incompetência
- Russian: неправоспосо́бность
- Spanish: incapacidad
- French: pension d'invalidité
- Russian: посо́бие по инвали́дности